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Mercedes-Benz Antos With Sideguard Assist Is The Perfect Delivery Truck

The Mercedes-Benz Antos distribution trucks with radar-based Sideguard Assist make for the perfect delivery vehicles that traditional brewery Hofbräu München opted for five of these trucks to go around urban traffic distributing to their clients. “For us, it’s absolutely essential that drivers and all other road users are as safe as possible on the roads,” Jürgen Breitsameter, head of logistics at Hofbräu München, said in a statement. Daimler Trucks & Buses is the only manufacturer to offer a safety assistance system fully integrated into their vehicle’s architecture. The radar-based Sideguard Assist enables cyclists and pedestrians to be protected because the driver will not overlook them during turbulent traffic conditions. The… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz And China Look To Deepen Relationship

Daimler and China will deepen that strange bond brewing between them as Mercedes-Benz looks to focus on electric and connected cars. The German automaker is now seriously in talks to strengthen partnerships with Chinese suppliers for its auto parts. Wilko Stark, member of the board for procurement at Mercedes-Benz, said that the company’s shift to electric and connected cars made Mercedes more dependent on battery cell chemistry and connected vehicles expertise, two facets that China has been dealing and managing in the past years. During a news conference in Stuttgart, Stark said that “China will dramatically increase in importance” because of the German carmaker’s new procurement strategy. He added that… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz SLC Might Get Axed From the Production Line

The low sales figures of the Mercedes-Benz SLC was recently confirmed by Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche. This puts the future of the convertible in jeopardy. “These speciality cars have lost their share in our total portfolio,” Autocar quoted Zetsche. “For a particularly long time, China has led growth, and China shows little interest in cars such as these,” the Daimler boss added. “Our portfolio is not something defined for eternity. We revisit constantly, and that’s what we’re doing. Any decisions we will communicate in the future,” the Daimler boss further said. Although the SLC was not explicitly mentioned, he was clearly referring to the category where the convertible belongs. Ola Källenius,… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Goes All-In on Electric Vehicles with More Than $12B Investment

Mercedes-Benz just launched the Mercedes-Benz EQC crossover on September 4, 2018, virtually marking the beginning of its assault on the electric vehicle segment of the market. The move puts the German luxury car maker head-to-head against the California-based Tesla. According to Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, they have originally planned to invest €10 billion ($12 billion) for their EV push. However, he told reporters that they have spent “more than that”. He didn’t specify the figures though. “There is no alternative to betting on electric cars, and we’re going all in,” Zetsche stated. “It is starting right now,” he added. The arrival of the Mercedes-Benz EQC seems to be a bad time… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Could Be Slapped with Fine of 3.75 Billion Euros in Connection to Diesel Emissions Scandal

Daimler, the parent of Mercedes-Benz, is in danger of being fined by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. The penalty could go up to 3.75 billion euros or ($4.4 billion). This is in relation to the involvement of the automaker in the diesel emissions scandal. According to Spiegel, a German magazine, it was Andreas Scheuer, the Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, who threatened to impose that heavy fine to Daimler. It came after Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche was questioned about how many vehicles under the Mercedes-Benz brand needed to be fixed after investigators found out that one of its models had an illegal software capable of manipulating… Continue Reading »

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Are Mercedes Diesel Cars Getting Phased Out?

With car makers gradually shifting their focus on hybrid and electric vehicles, major markets having tight regulations on diesel as well as emission scandals shaking the automotive world, is Mercedes-Benz finally giving up on its diesel cars? Last February, Daimler warned about a fall in demand for diesel cars. Therefore, the parent of Mercedes urged their suppliers to shift their focus on helping them in their electrification efforts. However, in an interview of Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche with Autocar, he indicated that Mercedes is not yet ready to walk away from the production of diesel cars. He explained that consumer confidence in diesel engines remain high. That’s despite the ongoing… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Warns a Fall in Demand for Diesel Cars But with Positive Outlook in Electric Vehicles

Daimler warned their suppliers of a fall in the demand for diesel cars. Now, the company is forcing them to help in electrifying the entire Mercedes-Benz range going to 2022. According to Reuters, Daimler released a statement on February 13 warning, “a fall in demand for diesel cars and a switch to electric vehicles could force it to prop up its supplier base.” Before going further though, it should be noted that the term “electrify” of Mercedes does not mean producing pure electric-powered vehicles only similar to Tesla’s strategy. The word may include units with hybrid setup and all-electric vehicles. The parent of Mercedes explained that they will require a… Continue Reading »

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